Jazz saxophonist Charles Lloyd will receive a note on the Beale Street Brass Note Walk of Fame Wednesday, April 11, at 11 a.m. inside Alfred’s, 197 Beale St. The event is free and open to the public. Lloyd and his New Quartet will perform at Rhodes College Thursday, April 12, from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. in the McCallum Ballroom of the Bryan Campus Life Center. Tickets are $15. Visit alumni.rhodes.edu/charleslloyd for details and tickets.
Kiwanis Club of Memphis will hold its weekly lunch meeting Wednesday, April 11, from noon to 1 p.m. at The Peabody hotel, 149 Union Ave. Guest speaker Billy Orgel will discuss school consolidation. Cost for nonmembers is $25.
The Downtown Memphis Commission design review board will meet Wednesday, April 11, at 5 p.m. at 114 N. Main St.
The Lipscomb Pitts Breakfast Club will host Google and Bagel Breakfast with Matt Dunne Thursday, April 12, from 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the University Center on the University of Memphis campus. Dunne, Google’s head of community affairs, will discuss the company’s community investment initiatives. The event is open to business executives and those in corporate marketing or community relations. R.S.V.P. by contacting Jeremy Park at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Memphis Lawyers’ Chapter of the Federalist Society will meet Thursday, April 12, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Madison Hotel, 79 Madison Ave. Gregory G. Katsas will present “An Overview of the Oral Arguments before the United States Supreme Court in the Obamacare Cases.” Cost is $25 for members and $30 for nonmembers. To register, contact Greg Grisham at email@example.com or 312-9413.
Literacy Mid-South will present the 2012 Corporate Spelling Bee Thursday, April 12, from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Memphis Botanic Garden, 750 Cherry Road. Beer, wine and food will be included. Tables of 10 are $400 and individual tickets are $35. Visit www.literacymidsouth.org or call 327-6000 for details.
The Institute of Egyptian Art and Archeology at the University of Memphis and the American Research Center in Egypt-Tennessee Chapter will hold the ninth annual Legacy of Egypt lecture Thursday, April 12, at 7:30 in the University Center on campus. The guest speaker is Dr. Ronald J. Leprohon, professor of Egyptology in the University of Toronto department of Near and Middle Eastern Civilizations. A reception will begin at 6:30 p.m. Both events are free and open to the public. Call Dr. Lorelei Corcoran at 678-2555 for details.